Video: Emmanuel Adebayor receives rapturous reception on arrival at Olimpia

Hundreds of fans of Olimpia welcomed Emmanuel Adebayor on his arrival at Paraguay to start life at his new club.

Emmanuel Adebayor

The reception was great as the Togo international was mobbed by the fans and officials of Olimpia.

Emmanuel Adebayor on Tuesday signed for Paraguayan side Olimpia on a free transfer.

He is expected to adapt to the Paraguayan topflight league because he will be playing alongside former Manchester City playing mate Roque Santa Cruz.

The former Tottenham and Arsenal striker joins his 10th different professional club after he ended a three-month spell with Turkish side Kayserispor in December.

The 35-year-old was heavily linked with a move to the Paraguay giants after club president Marco Trovato promised to sign the Togolese veteran if the club signed up an additional 20,000 season ticket holders over the weekend.

Before making his £25million move to the Etihad, Adebayor made his name at Monaco in Ligue 1 before sealing a move to Arsenal in the 2006 January transfer window.

During his stint at City, Adebayor would go out on loan to both Real Madrid and Tottenham before completing a permanent move to White Hart Lane in 2012.

Since then, the striker has represented Crystal Palace, Istanbul BB and Kayserispor.

His latest move may raise plenty of eyebrows but the man himself couldn't hide his huge smile as he addressed fans on Twitter following confirmation of his move.

In 446 league appearances spanning four different countries, Adebayor has 161 goals to his name and 52 assists.


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